Tag Archives: 2 Corinthians 9:15

All I Want for Christmas

I agree with Dennis the Menace, who said in a recent (12-14-19) cartoon, “All I want for Christmas is a lot of presents!” It’s far too easy to get caught up in thinking about the gifts we will give others, … Continue reading

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Unappreciated Gift

A son who had spent a lot of time working on a drawing to give to his mother was dismayed that she had failed to display it on the refrigerator. “Mom”, he said, “Why didn’t you put the picture I … Continue reading

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Proper Thanks

Years ago, a wine company advertisement in Newsweek magazine read: “The earth gives us wonderful grapes. The grapes give us wonderful wine. The wine wins us lots of new friends. Thank you, earth.” How easy it is to give credit … Continue reading

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Favorite Holiday Verse

One of my favorite verses of Scripture for the holidays is 2 Corinthians 9:15—“Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!” This is a great verse for Thanksgiving, because out of all the wonderful things that God has given us, … Continue reading

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Great Gift

A young boy had just learned how to tell time, and, more than anything else, he wanted a wristwatch for Christmas. He didn’t ask for anything else besides a watch. All day long he reminded his parents that he wanted … Continue reading

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The Depth of His Suffering

It’s difficult to try to understand the full scope of the suffering Jesus experienced when he died on the cross to pay for the sins of mankind. Dr. Jack Cottrell, professor of Theology at Cincinnati Christian University, explains it this way: “If Christ … Continue reading

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A Gift for the Courageous

An 11-year-old boy recently walked into the police station at Greenfield, Wisconsin and gave a donation to the police. It seems that he had learned of the courage of the first responders on September 11, 2001, and he was inspired … Continue reading

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Divine Donation

Kevin Jordan, left; Tom Walter, right Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter recently donated a kidney to one of his baseball players, Kevin Jordan. Jordan suffers from a disease that can lead to kidney failure. Jordan’s father, Keith, said, “For … Continue reading

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